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“Negro Eagle Scout Will Be Honored” (October 26, 1947)

This article, published October 26, 1947, reports that Lansing Beard will be awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s highest award, to become the first Black Eagle Scout in the Stonewall Jackson Area Council, serving Scouts in the Shenandoah Valley and central Virginia.

 

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